- (of mutton, venison, lamb, etc.) a cut comprising both loins.
- this cut, trimmed and prepared for roasting.
verb (used with object), sad·dled, sad·dling.
verb (used without object), sad·dled, sad·dling.
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Idioms for saddle
- in a position to direct or command; in control.
- at work; on the job.
Origin of saddle
OTHER WORDS FROM saddlesad·dle·less, adjectivesad·dle·like, adjectivere·sad·dle, verb, re·sad·dled, re·sad·dling.
Words nearby saddle
Example sentences from the Web for saddle
That may sound like “The Handmaid’s Tale” with saddles instead of bonnets, but North is working entirely in her own realm.In Anna North’s riveting ‘Outlawed,’ there’s nothing more dangerous than a childless woman|Ron Charles|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Another tweak is incorporating a low-friction material on the outside of the seat, or saddle, designed to avoid any chafing that kids might experience.With no pedals, Specialized’s ultralight kid’s bike makes learning to ride easy|Rob Verger|December 4, 2020|Popular Science
They used the path integral mostly as a vehicle to identify the saddle points.
This stem does a great job of absorbing high-speed vibrations that will wear you down after several hours in the saddle.
They can take the wheels and the saddle off the bike, but nabbing the frame would require more work.
Certainly Weaver has been the burr under Palmer's saddle for almost his entire career.
We will not rest till we find out what she ordered and how that famous butt is holding up after four days in the saddle.
With the big kettledrums on either side of the saddle, and all that.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But today, skyrocketing costs price way too many young people out of a higher education, or saddle them with unsustainable debt.Full Text and Video of President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address|Justin Green|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mrs. Buller cooked a braised saddle of veal and delicious it was too served with a rich gravy flavored with claret.
Fatigue he never knew, and on one occasion he was said to have spent thirteen days and nights in the saddle.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
We had been twelve hours in the saddle, and had ridden over nearly a hundred miles of ground.
Also our six-shooters reposed in their scabbards, the four belts hooked over the horn of MacRae's saddle.
I pulled the saddle off my horse, slapped it down on the dirt floor, and went stalking up to the long cabin.
British Dictionary definitions for saddle
Derived forms of saddlesaddleless, adjectivesaddle-like, adjective
Word Origin for saddle
Medical definitions for saddle
Idioms and Phrases with saddle
In addition to the idiom beginning with saddle
- saddle someone with
- in the driver's seat (saddle)